Irene Depsky

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    - Colleen Gronski

Irene Depsky, 82, of Llewellyn, formerly of Jonestown, Cass Township, died Monday at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.

Born in Minersville, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Anna Matz Pritiskutch.

She was a 1954 graduate of Cass Township High School. She had been employed at the former Jackson Blouse, Primrose, and at Giant Food Stores, Pottsville.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Minersville.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Leo Depsky, in 2013; a daughter, Kathy Depsky Yakamavage, in 2012. She was also preceded by three siblings, Peter Pritiskutch Jr., Helen Pritiskutch and Mary Pritiskutch.

Irene is survived by her four remaining children, Michelle Patacconi (spouse, Ted), Hegins, John Depsky (spouse, Janet), Etters, Steve Depsky (spouse, Carrie), Minersville, and Leo Depsky, Washington, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two siblings, John Pritiskutch, Jonestown, Cass Township, and Katherine Keller (spouse, William), Schuylkill Haven; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury St., Minersville. Relatives and friends may call from 6 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Branch Township. The family prefers contributions to the . Visit

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Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 3, 2019
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